The Holocaust Timeline
From 1941 to 1945
German Army invades Russia Mass murders of Jews begin in Soviet territories
The First mass extermination at Auschwitz takes place. 900 inmates killed by gas.
United States Enters the War
Japanese navy attacks US base in Pearl Harbour; The United States enters the war
The Wannsee Conference
The Final Solution to the Jewish question is decided. The Jews of German-occupied Europe are to be deported to Poland and exterminated.
Train loads of Jews arrive at concentration camps from all over Nazi occupied Europe and Russia
First Big defeat of Germany army
The German Army suffers its first big defeat, surrending to the Russian Army at Stalingrad,
Judenfrei (free of Jews)
Nazis declare Berlin to be Judenfrei ( free of Jews)
Murder by gassing ceases at Treblinka after about 870,000 deaths
Germany Army occupies Hungary
Soon after the Nazis start sending Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz
Russian Army liberates Auschwitz
About 960,000 Jewish men, women and children were killed there.
Germany surrenders unconditionally
Pre War 1938
Pre-War (1938) Jewish Population of Germany and the territories later conquered in Euripe and Russia number 8,861,800 people
Post War 1945
67% of European jews had been Killed – 5,933,900 victims